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2017 New York City Marathon

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I started training for the 2017 New York City Marathon in July using a training plan from Advanced Marathoning, Second Edition. My goal was to … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – September 17, 2017

I discovered art off the running trail near Bluemont Park and had two deer flybys.  I’ve been running so many doubles that I ran out of shorts.  I bought a new iPod but shattered it already.  And, I listened a … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I started training for the Eugene Marathon back in December and created my own training plan each week.  Overall, it was a great training … Continue reading

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2017 Boston Marathon

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue This would be my fifth Boston Marathon.  My first was in 2012 – the most recent “hot year”.  I skipped 2013 – the year … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – April 16, 2017

I brought out my compression tights this week to help with recovery.  Tomorrow’s Boston Marathon will help me select a shoe for the Eugene Marathon.  The water fountains the Custis and W&OD Trails are on!  And, I was on the … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – March 31, 2017

I’m running two marathons in the next five weeks and thought it’s about time I got myself ready!  I’m fairly sure which shoes I want to wear and ordered some gels.  I’m working on my playlist but I’m not  finding … Continue reading

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2016 Year End Review

Training Mileage Total: 3,051 miles* Time Spent Running: ~18 days, 15 hours* Average Pace: 8:48 pace Longest Run (Distance): 26.2 miles at the 2016 Boston and New York City marathons Longest Run (Time): 3:41:37 at the 2016 Boston Marathon Hottest … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – November 17, 2016

Bought a few pieces at the New York City Marathon.  “The world is but a treat when you’re on Easy Street”.  (Sorry.)  Mentally, trying to steel myself to train for yet another attempt at sub-3:20 in the marathon.  Caught up … Continue reading

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2016 New York City Marathon

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for an abridged version. Prologue The New York City Marathon is my favorite marathon!  This would be my fourth consecutive running. I started training for the race back in … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – October 19, 2016

Received a 24-pack of sports gels that should last me through the New York City Marathon and beyond.   Continued working hard to stay motivated despite lowering race-day expectations.  A podcast had me wondering, “Could I hurt more?”  (Yes!)  I also … Continue reading

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